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.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. today marks the first anniversary of superstorm sandy ,itting the ne east coast becoming one of the most a struct of storms in the nation history. after first pummeling cuba, jamaica, and the dominican republic, sandy made its way up the east coast. the storm ultimately killed 150 nine people, damaged more than 650,000 homes. thousands of people remain displaced. as the new york region marks the first anniversary of the hurricane, hurricane strength winds are battling northern europe today. at least a dozen people have been killed across britain, germany, the netherlands, denmark, and france. later in the show we will look at the superstorm sandy recovery effort and speak to a woman who is still displaced from her home. we begin today's show with former irish president mary robinson. she served as president of ireland from 1990 to 1997 and you and high commissioner for human rights from 1997 to 2002. she now heads the mary robinson justice.n climate i recently sat down with her in new orleans the meeting of groups.ental >> climate justice starts
. >> one year after hurricane sandy, some families still have not been able to pic pick up the pieces. why an insurance loophole is preventing some from rebuilding their storm-ravaged homes. >> good morning. welcome to august america. it's great to have you with us. i'm stephanie sy. >> i'm thomas day den. the national security agency is now under fire here at home. >> both the president and congress are considering changes that would limit the n.s.a.'s sweeping ability to collect intelligence. >> words like constraint, transparency and increased oversight are now used when talking about the future of the nation's spy agency. >> a bipartisan group of lawmakers is expected to introduce a bill that could curtail the n.s.a.'s powers to indiscriminately collect personal information. >> the u.s.a. freedom act is authored by patrick lahee. it would provide restrictions against who the n.s.a. could target and require the government to delete information it collects accidentally, more aggressively than it does now. the bill has a dozen co sponsors in the senate and 70 in the house. meanwhile, sena
sandy pounded the northeast, it is open to visitors. >> while some visits will remain closed, visitors can see the great haul, the first place immigrants saw arriving in the u.s. >> for more, let's go to john, who is on ellis island this morning. ellis island suffered terrible damage during sandy. how much of the facility will be open today for visitors? >> well, stephanie, good morning. it's a 27.5-acre site here. just to give you an indication of where we are actually sited, so you know, we're in the northern end of new york harbor. we'll get jimmy, our cameraman to pan over the financial district in manhattan. this site is most famous today for the american immigration museum, and tourists who do come here today for the first time in a year will see the famous halls and they'll see the big great hall where as tom was saying just now, immigrants got their first glance at the united states, and that famous staircase where immigrants were vetted by the doctors as they went up the staircase. the doctors was looking at them to see if they had diseased. many of them, 2% of the people who
the nsa spying allegations. ellis island opened for the first time since hurricane sandy hit last year. and now there's a new fbi director. spain is now the latest u.s. ally complaining about those american surveillance programs. spain's elmundo newspaper reporting that the nsa tracked 60,000 phone calls during a one month period. comes as a european delegation is already in the united states looking for answers. live from the white house, the european parliament committee, they wrapped up, what happened? >> their first port of call mike rogers. you may remember over the weekend he was saying on the sunday talk shows that europe should in fact be grateful for all the surveillance keeping them safe. much talk after that meeting those, a frank dialogue, ongoing dialogue but this is how the chairman of that european delegation put the problems as europe sees it off all of this nsa surveillance. >> we want to figure out why this kind of mass itch activities -- massive activities happening. in the end we're fighting a battle in terms of security, we need to get that balance right. we're con
that report from china. still to come on tonight's practice. , ear after superstorm sandy many residents are still struggling to recover. >> making a meal in india is getting more expensive by the day with the price of some staple foods quadrupleding in recent months. the cost of an onion has tripled. why are prices rising so fast? here is our report. >> it is bitter and green, but one of the most widely eaten vegetables in india. the price, which is one of the cheapest vegetables in the market has gone up nearly three times compared to the same period last year. this farmer says that this year's crop costs more to produce, and that is why he has to charge more. farmers use trucks to transport products across the length and bread this of the country. here also the cost has gone up. >> the cost of transportation has gone up in the last year due to higher fool costs. we transport vegetables to mumbai to far-off places, so we have no choice but at the charge more. >> after a long journey, it reached its first destination. farmer sell their crops to these, who in turn tell them to consumers.
hurricane sandy. miles o'brien reports on how new york city is preparing for the next superstorm. test one year later the people who keep this city running are scrambling to figure out how to keep dry as the storms and the sea level rises. >> ifill: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> united healthcare-- online at uhc.com. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: european governments lodged new complaints on both sides of the atlantic today over u.s. surveillance. they followed more disclosures linked to the national security agency. newshour correspondent kwame holman begins our coverage. >> in madrid the u.s. ambassador to
of sandy reclaim some of their precious belongings >> the ambitious project completed in turkey to expect two continents under water. -- to connect two continents under water. >> no apologies, no excuses from the top spy chiefs. the head of the national intelligence told house intelligence committee that phone taps on foreign citizens are not true. the nsa would rather take the beating in the media than give up a program protecting americans from terrorists. >> top chiefs say the agency did nothing illegal, and part of the problem is leaked documents. they reveal rare details of america's surveillance techniques. >> vigorously defending the job agencies do to keep america and allies safe. >> there's not been a mass casualty in the u.s. since 2001. that is not by luck. they didn't stop hating us they didn't say that they were going just forgive this. they continued to try. >> the work of the national security agency is under fire because of revelations by former nsa analyst edward snowden. documents he leaked revealed the nsa has been collecting phone calls and text mess inls of millions o
strong winds as well. i'll take you back a year. this is what it looked like when hurricane sandy was off the coast of new jersey. this is when it - about 12 to 18 hours before it made landfall here and in parts of new jersey. that particular storm - i'll go backwards. that storm was the second strongest hurricane to ever hit the united states at 65 billion worth of damage. for katrina, that was the strongest, hitting the gulf coast. back in florida it caused $46 billion damage there. we'll talk about this during the day tomorrow on the anniversary. the other big story is the snow, the rain across the west. more details on this and the warnings in effect. >> thank you. we'll talk later. drug cartels, soldiers and vigilantes opened fire. civilians run for cover. the latest on the gun battles next. nearly a near after their lives were turned upside down, some of the children who lived through hurricane sandy open up about their fears. government ha >> >> michael is here with sports. expect the unexpected in this world series. >> that's pretty much been the story line through the four games.
and a year after hurricane sandy an american landmark reopens to the public. and make it real. all next week america tonight investigates the campus rape crisis. >> serial rape is the norm on college campuses. >> i know that when i did report, i was blamed. >> then this friday at nine eastern, we open up the conversation in a live town-hall event. sex crimes on campus, a special week of coverage and live town-hall on america tonight nine eastern. only on al jazeera america. >>> we need to figure out why this kind of massive activity is happening and what kind of trust needs to be rebuilt. in the end, we are fighting a battle of security, we need to get that balance right. and we are concerned, too, about security and, we made that very clear. but also there needs to be a balance struck with the prior seu of citizens. >> claude spent the day meeting with members of congress and white house aids, he's the head of the european delegation sent to washington to discuss reports that the nsa has been eads dropping on world leaders and joins us now from washington. it got to have you on the program.
of a controversial state law. >>> surviving superstorm sandy. the cost to open ellis island and the new protection to prevent disaster from a similar storm. outrage over reports the nsa has been spying on being world leaders gross stronger today. president obama has he has ordered a review of the u.s. spy policies,.. >> their capacities continue to expand and develop. what they are able do doesn't necessarily mean what they should be doing. >> the platest allegation involves spain. the nsa is accused of listening to 60 million phone calls. answering questions. this afternoon new complaints from president obama's own party, the head of the senate intelligence committee democrat dianne feinstein says she's totally opposed to the nsa collecting intelligence on u.s. allies. a european parliamentary delegation now talking allegations face to face. more from al jazeera shihab rattans irvnsi. the massive allegations in spain over the last few days. they did talk in general terms, anonymously, the white house is briefing the press on its side of the story when it comes to angela merkel's surveillance. the
of the arrival of hurricane sandy. the former gateway to the nation sustained heavy damage in the storm. the storm was a traumatic event for so many people during a full moon, remember. you can probably guess the rest. for the women who went into labor this week a year ago, it was a huge challenge, a lasting memory. and tonight nbc's rehema ellis checks in on them. >> look at you! >> reporter: it's hard to imagine this was nearly a year ago. >> hey, sweetheart. >> reporter: julia was in labor at nyu medical center during the height of hurricane sandy when the hospital found itself in critical condition. flooded with 14 feet of water and without power or a working generator, the hospital was forced to evacuate more than 300 patients. >> we prioritized the patients one by one, put them on a sled and went down the stairs, one staircase at a time. >> reporter: julia and her husband were among those rushed to other facilities. >> i was holding a cell phone above her while they were putting in the iv and epidural. >> reporter: mika was later born at mount sinai. when sandy came ashore in new
. >> post, upload and interact. >> every night share undiscovered stories. super storm sandy and the effects it still has on americans. >> we do not wanna let sandy dictate our lives., and we never will... >> surviving sandy, one year later... tomorrow 7 am - easten on al jazeera america >>> today's data dive gets a ticket to ride on the bandwagon that is beatlemaniai. in 1964, ringo starr is thatted this photo. the beatle's drummer put out a tour to find the fans for a new book called photography. as the same goes, star recreated the shot with a little help from his friends at the today's show, those fans who skipped school to see the band are in their 60s. bob to thet was suspended three days to truancy. the head master finally admitted skipping school for the lads from liverpool was a good idea. beatlemania is sleeve and well even two band members aren't. they are the best selling band in history with more billboard hits than any other. incredibly, they continue to be hot today, 43 years after they broke up. only five acts have been able to sell as much music in britain this century as th
in the nation. today a federal judge had his say. anna werner reports. one year after hurricane sandy some residents are only now facing the loss of their homes. jim axelrod on the unintended consequences of a new law. and the boy with the bionic hand. new technology lets most anyone create the most amazing things. >> making your kids happy is like the most rewarding thing you can have as a dad. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, in one of the biggest scandals ever in college sports penn state university said it will pay nearly $60 million to 26 men who say they were sexually abused as children by assistant football coach jerry sandusky. other claims are still pending. sandusky was convicted at trial of abusing ten boys, so the announcement today means there were many more victims than we thought. armen keteyian of "60 minutes sports" has been covering this from the start and has the latest developments tonight. >> reporter: frank fina, the former chief deputy state attorney general for pennsylvania was the architect in th
the east coast marking a somber anniversary. one year ago superstorm sandy slammed ashore. hundreds of people in new york and new jersey homeless still. insurance payments have been averaging $55,000 a family. that $60 billion relief package passed in january cannot come soon enough. >>> millions of people across europe are trying to come to grips with widespread damage left by one of the worst storms in years. deadly winds and waves hammering one country after another left hundreds of thousands of people in the dark. >> reporter: the storm named st. jude, the patron saint of lost causes, has left a devastating mark with more than a dozen killed. the heart of london a crane buckling under the wind, collapsing. the building below evacuated. the deputy prime minister forced to call off a news conference. hundreds of trees uprooted, blocking roads and railway tracks. the gas lines of this home exploding. the storm marched in to northern europe. tossing trucks and snarling trains in the netherlands. in germany the audubon closed. the winds reaching 120 miles an hour in denmark. the stor
for the first time since hurricane sandy hit exactly one year ago tomorrow. visitors can now walk the halls of the popular immigration station and american immigrant wall of honor outside. the immigration museum will remain closed through the spring. much more news after this. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] eeny, meeny, miny, go. more adventures await in the lexus lx, rx, and new seven-passenger gx. dare to be spontaneous. >>> between the u.s. spying revelations and the problem with the obama care website, it seems president obama may have a management problem on his hands. our chief political analyst gloria borger is here watching all of this for us. is the president on top of these critically important issues? >> it seems to me that at the very least, wolf, there is some kind of a management problem over at the white house. you have the president saying he's angry that he didn't know that the website was having problems with his signature domestic legislative achievement. he also, we're now told, didn't know about angela merkel's cell phone being tapped as well as other friendly leade
, including at least six big rigs. >> the bond created by hurricane sandy was evident. as people gathered by the thousands. the ceremony dubbed light of hope was held in new jersey with everyone raising lights in the sky. they shared words and songs of encouragement. they promised to stay strong as they struggle to rebuild. >>> some tiny sandy survivors had good reason to celebrate yesterday. a special birthday party held at the nyu medical center for the newborns who were forced to evacuate the hospital when the backup generators failed. those babies carried out by nurses during the storm just turned 1. the moms that gave birth that night talked about what happened when the power went out. >> i was asked can you walk? and i said yes. i didn't realize the question was can you walk down 13 flights of stairs. >> most of the infants slept through the ordeal. i take back everything i said about it being rough on me. >> exactly. imagine being a mom that just had a baby and asked to walk down 13 flights of stairs. >> probably dark stairs. >> oh, absolutely. the frightening thing was not only di
to build support for peace talks planned for geneva next month. >>> after a yeaa year after supm sandy, ellis island opens but artifacting still remain in storage. >>> opponents in texas suing to stop the law saying that abortion laws unconstitution. that law requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at hospitals. >>> fans around the world are mourning the death of rock legend lou reed who died at the age of 71. startinstarting with the velvet underground helped to change the sounds of rock-n-roll forever. carlos monthly lena tells us this is the life of lou reed. >> reporter: for lou reed life was expressed through music. his band, the velvet underground set the tone for rock and the punk music movement in the 1760s and early 70s. >> for a lot of people who like a lot of indy rock, pumping music, lou is as important as the beatles. >> reporter: back in the 1960s lou reed and othe other iconic musical figures called this home at one time or another and used it as musical inspiration. >> reporter: fans drop off flowers to pa pay tribute to re. >> the velvet und
to defend the affordable care act in a congressional hearing. >> one year later superstorm sandy is remembered. it was one of the most destructive and costly disasters to hit the united states. >> the ongoing war in syria - children diagnosed with polio because they don't have access to adequate health care and critical vaccinations. [ ♪ theme ] >> hello, welcome to al jazeera america. no apology nor excuses from the nation's top spy chief. the head of the national security agency denied reports of phone tapping of foreign citizens and told house members the nsa would rather take a beating in the media than give up a program that protects americans from terrorists. >> the national security agency says chiefs did not illegally tapped. they revealed rare details of america's intelligence gathering techniques. >> confident and almost defiant top spy chiefs made no apologies before the house intelligence committee. they defended the job the agencies do to keep america and her allies safe. >> there's not been a mass casualty in the u.s. since 2001. that's not by luck. they didn't s
by using antibiotics in the proper way, and not over using them. super storm sandy and the effects it still has on americans. >> we do not wanna let sandy dictate our lives., and we never will... >> surviving sandy, one year later... tomorrow 7 am - easten on al jazeera america >>> despite 12 years of the u.s.-led war on terror, radical islamist movements are active and growing around the world. fortunately the dive into islamist ideology is not always a one-way trip. this was a hip-hop loving teenager when at 16 he joined the islamist group whose goal fate. >> for 13 years of my life i considered america my enemy. i worked diligently to overthrow governments, recruit army officers and institute military coups against american allies. >> after being arrested and suffering through a brutal four-year term in an egyptian prison he emerged a changed map, a candidate for britain's parliament and a founder of a think tank and an organization to build grassroots demand for democratic culture. i'm pleased to present the liberal democratic party for parliament, for ham stead and kill borne. a pleasu
are the participants returning right now. super storm sandy, destroying thousands of homes up and down the eastern seaboard, especially hard hit, the coastal communities of new york and new jersey. now one year later some of the people are stick struggling. eric has more in our original series surviving sandy one year later. >> it was the first home they owned and the family has only lived nit for four months before super storm sandy slammed into their shoreline town, it was heartbreaking. >> yeah. >> it was heart wrenching. >> it was tough to separate out our situation from everybody else, because it was a collective heartbreak. >> their heart broken neighbors started picking up the pieces but jeff and deena have been at a standstill. >> already you guys one year later. >> basically, exactly the same place we were. the day after the storm. this is basically where the foundation cracked all the way down through the footing. when they went to collect their claim with the national flood assurance program, they were flatly denied. the policy does not insurance for loss of property caused by earth mov
sandy made landfall devastating communities in new york, new jersey, connecticut. congressman chris smith from new jersey will be joining me to share how his district is still rebuilding, still recovering. >>> one year ago today the storm was barreling up the east coast. here is a look back at lester holt reporting on "nightly news" as millions were bracing for its impact. >> the wind is howling. just over my shoulder the roiling chesapeake bay telegraphing power of sandy parallel to us, off the coast. arrival at landfall has forecasters using terms like mega storm. an unheard of link up between hurricane and two win-like storm systems expected to generate life threatening storm surges, damaging winds, rain and snow impacting up to 60 million people. i started part-time, now i'm a manager.n. my employer matches my charitable giving. really. i get bonuses even working part-time. where i work, over 400 people are promoted every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logisti
doubtlessly housing market and these numbers that came out this morning. dagen: super storm sandy, it was one year ago today that it hit. there are still so many people trying to rebuild, still hurting from that devastating storm. dagen: twitter, is twitter a buy when it goes public? cheryl and dennis will have the next hour on "markets now." we have more in just a moment. [ male announcer ] need help keeping your digestive balance in sync? try align. it's the number one ge recommended probiotic that helps maintain digestive balance. ♪ stay in the groove with align. >> i am lori rothman with your fox business brief. federal reserve says production in september up from the august increase of four temps. the largest gain since february. meanwhile, ansi networks acquiring shallow media over a billion dollars. amc shows including "breaking bad," "the walking dead." global executives expect more deals ahead. the latest survey found 35% say they're likely to pursue acquisitions compared to 25% last year. 65% of execs expect the global economy to improve next year up from just 25% a year ago. that
being made in new york one year after sandy, right? >> it would be the first state to do this. you have heard of these big vats and vessels full of oil in the gulf region that america's strategic petroleum reserve. this would be the first state, new york, having a gasoline reserve on long island, about a $10 million pilot program to make sure what happened last year doesn't happen again. four days after sandy as you well know, poppy, 60% to 65% of the gas stations were not working. they were either not working because they didn't have generators that could pump the gas or they literally did not have the gas. there's already been one pilot program to make sure you're getting generators to some of these smaller gas stations. this is the next step to make sure there are supplies available. andrew cuomo wants to do this, $10 million on the front end. no state has done something like this before, but when you think about new york and where it's situated and how this happened a year ago in recent memory, a stronger storm or a storm of a different path could do the same thing all over again, t
of power during super storm sandy. connell: a good shot of mike baker coming up. we have dell announcing it has completed the go private deal. so, nicole joins us with that from the new york stock exchange. a $25 billion deal basically and this is the last day we will be seeing it traded as common shares on the nasdaq concluding that at the end of business today moving forward with going private and the acquisition of michael dell ceo and the founder of the company along with silverlake. that is it, they are moving forward, taking the 110,000 moving forward. year to date up 37%. right now $13.85. back to you. dagen: thank you, nicole. connell: the latest on this nsa story. diane feinstein, a strong defender of the nsa over the years says she is totally opposed to spying on allies revealed the committee will announce a major review into all intelligence programs. dagen: after reports surfaced the white house has spied on allies including german chancellor angela merkel. former cia covert operations officer, global intelligence and security firm. based on what senator feinstein said, what
conrad murray out of jail. >>> reopening day on new york's ellis island a year after super storm sandy -- >>> the big typo that took the field during yesterday's game. >>> high-def doppler showing light rain falling over the santa cruz mountains. for more on this, plus halloween forecast coming up. >>> looking at big-time delays for busy vas key road in the livermore area. a three-car accident got traffic at a standstill. have details on this, give you a complete look kcbs traffic still ahead. ,,,,,,,,,,,, ♪ nice car. sure is. make a deal with me, kid, and you can have the car and everything that goes along with it. ♪ ♪ so, what do you say? thanks... but i think i got this. ♪ [ male announcer ] the all-new cla. set your soul free. and some days it seems true. goes unpunished. but we keep on doing the things that matter& like buying new raspberry 5 hour energy. from now to the end of the year, a portion of each sale... benefits living beyond breast cancer, to empower women affected by breast cancer. new raspberry 5 hour energy. it's one good deed that will go just right. good ev
is the brother of actress mia farrow. >>> hurricane diseaps turned into superstorm sandy and made landfall on the east coast. don harrison went back to see how the recovery is going one year later. >> reporter: today crisfield, maryland is recognizing a one- year anniversary. patty greene's antique and gift store was devastated. her shop is downtown near the shops where tourists used to flock to. she hasn't received any money from the government but she knows she's in the alone. >> a lot of people were devastated by the loss of their home and furniture and displacement and we still got a lot of that going on but it's getting better. >> reporter: a year ago this was a thriving business much the water is about 100 yards from here. when hurricane sandy hit it ruined everything inside, including their inventory. the business shut down and had to move. now crisfield, computers is a couple miles up the road on higher ground. he is trying to make it. >> we haven't seen any help from an go. we had a few businesses in town help us with a few minor things. mostly, we've done everything on our own. >
by hurricane sandy last october. >> it's been a long year. we've had not only trying to fix the place but also trying to fix it sustainablely. >> reporter: destroyed electric, heat and ac. some exhibits were damaged, but most of the 1 million historical photographs, documents and autographs were spared and moved to safe storage. now ellis island has reopened the first and second floors of the immigration building so visitors can once again see where 12 million immigrants spent their first few hours in america. >> it's going to cost about $21 million and about 18 months to get the system changed. but once it's changed, if god forbid there is everanother hurricane sandy, it's going to be about half million dollars to fix. >> reporter: other parts in new york hit hard by sandy, including long beach, just finished rebuilding its boardwalk. but oakwood beach is still a ghost town. the neighborhood's 188 homes were flooded. most are still boarded up, empty or demolished. all but five homeowners accepted a state buyout. and one man who lives nearby says he also wants to move. >> within 45 minutes it
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need to know coming up in the first alert seven-day forecast. >> plus looking back at superstorm sandy one year later. >>> a d.c. football legend used an ugly word on the radio today, one that many folks, especially those in the gay community may find offensive. dexter manly is a former redskin as well as a contributor to game on here on wusa9. here's what he said this morning speaking to wtop radio anchors. >> was it a big jinx that troy aikman was doing the game, a former cowboy? >> i think troy is a year. >> oh oh. we couldn't want to go there. >> sorry about that. >> you want to apologize to him? >> no. i'll just say i take that back. >> we don't want to go there either, but we got to. dexter manning joins us now with his wife lydia and darrell green, a former game on panelist. dexter, what when were doing there? >> i've had two brain surgeries in seven years and sometimes i may say things that's inappropriate and i do lay poll jays, but i couldn't tell you what -- deeply apologize, but i couldn't tell you what happened. i just kind of talk to much. >> so it was a mouth in gear bef
beused by the former assistant football coach. and one year later, remembering hurricane sandy. the super storm was one of the most damaging and one of the most expensive storms no ever hit the u.s. >>> welcome to al jazerra america, i am steff stephanie sa federal judge has ruled a restrictive abortion law set to go in to effect on tuesday in effect is uncons strungal. the ruling allows dozens of abortion clinch i cans to remain open in the state. >> reporter: even as antiabortion protesters rally outside of a texas abortion clinic in support of the state's efforts to restrict abortions. >> i am out here to express our conviction that human life is sacred in all its forms. >> reporter: inside those clinics, abortion providers are celebrating a legal victory that insures all of the state's 36 licensed facilities are in operation tuesday. >> it was great to be able to tell -- women were calling us saying, do i have my appointment tomorrow? can i come in. it was also even more rewarding for me being able to tell my staff that they have a job. >> reporter: the antiabortion legislators who ba
as they crossed the street. tomorrow marks one year since superstorm sandy barreled into the northeast. damage totaled $50 billion, making it the second costliest storm ever in the u.s. after katrina. pwh who live near the shore now fear that they may have to leave for good as the cost of flood insurance skyrockets. jim axelrod has a look. >> it was saturated with black muck. >> reporter: black muck. >> yeah. >> reporter: at 82, this is the time of life when may kelleher would like to be enjoying the serenity of her view at the jersey shore. but sandy pushed nearly five feet of bay water into her home and left behind. $42,000 in damage. >> we did the bathroom, the heating system, the hot water heater, air conditioning, everything was replaced. >> reporter: the money came from a federally subsidized flood insurance program for homeowners living in flood zones-- a program now running a $24 billion deficit. congress passed a law to get rid of that shortfall by raising insurance premiums and eliminating those federal subsidies, but roughly a million homeowners in flood zones coast to coast and haw
. >> thank you. >>> one year after superstorm sandy. many maryland communities are trying to rebuild. here is mike schuh. >> good morning. don and every one. superstorm sandy continues to affect people on the east coast. maryland received $73 million from the feds another $19 million is on its way. this is the brunt here. and new jersey and new york hardest hit, some celebrated the passing of a year with a bond fire. more rebuilding has to be done. and overwhelming local governments cannot keep up with the inspection and permitting. don back to you. >> thank you. >>> coming up next -- the busiest place in your house is the one you want to be the cleanest. but using bleach leaves some stains behind. as this dye reveals. lysol toilet bowl cleaner does more. it removes the tough stains that bleach doesn't and it also disinfects. that's healthing. >>> good morning, gayle, good morning, charlie, good morning, everyone. it is 8:00 a.m. welcome back to "cbs this morning." under the new health care law, millions of americans will pay more for insurance. jill schl
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you believe, since superstorm sandy caused over $65 billion in damage on the east coast. the rebuilding continues to this day. our. liz: is live where a -- liz macdonald is live where a 200 million-dollar boardwalk is expected to be constructed this winter. it's a growing trend in business: do more with less with ss energy.hp is help. soon, the world's most intelligent servers, designed by hp, will give ups over twice the performance, using forty percent less energy. multiply that across over a thousand locations, and they'll provide the same benefit to the environment as over 60,000 trees. that's a trend we can all get behind. >> at 20 minutes past the hour i'm lauren green with your fox news minute. spain has become the latest country to accuse the u.s. of spying of the spanish newspaper el-mind dough said the u.s. spied on 60 phone calls in one month. spain summoned the u.s. ambassador following allegations. white house says the u.s. intelligence procedures may require additional constraints. >>> the doctor convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of michael
support for peace talks next month. >>> nearly a year after super storm sandy ellis island opens. if you would like the latest on any of the stories in our bulletins we encourage you to head on over to our website at www.aljazeera.com. once again, www.aljazeera.com. tony harris. >> tonight on "inside story" the united states spies on friends, not just foes. is this the new business or usual or is it damaging american foreign policy. plus the influence of rock legend lou reed and his impact on the culture from the 60s to today. >> hello, i'm libby casey. tonight on inside story we'll take a walk on the wild side and look at the life and legacy of iconic rocker lou reed who died at the age of 71. first we'll focus on american spying, specifically spying on friends, and our friends are not happy. tonight you can add spain to the list of countries that are demanding answers. the newest details emerge in this spanish newspaper "el mundo" reporting that phone calls from surveye survei. over the weekend came news that the nsa has been monitoring calls from german chancellor angela merkel as far
after superstorm sandy and one year after promises from officials as high up as the president himself that they would not be forgotten, people in so many parts of the new york area say well, they feel forgotten, tonight, you will meet the ones caught in a catch 22 of paperwork and promises, still waiting for the help them promised to arrive. also tonight, a high profile rapist, known as the pillowcase rapist, when -- when he terrorized the community, now being released back into the community. so where should he go? we're digging deeper into that with our legal panel, coming up. >>> all right, wolf, we're looking forward to that discussion. >>> now, our story out front, a teen carrying a rifle, tonight, there are preparations under way for a 13-year-old who was shot several times last week by a california sheriff's deputy. the tragedy happened after the teen here you see was spotted carrying a pellet gun. it looked like an assault rifle. but now the fbi is conducting an investigation. and dan simon is out front. >> reporter: an ak-47 replica, mistaken for the real thing. the deputy fi
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, this week marks the first anniversary of superstorm sandy. one of the nation's worst natural disaster. this morning historic ellis island will reopen for the first time since that big storm slammed into new york harbor. superstorm sandy ravaged the island, left it without power for several months. the clean up work is far from over despite the reopening today. ellis island is best known as you know for ushering millions of immigrants into the united states over the years. now, a lot oaf us also remember this, remember this, the scene of superstorm sandy, slamming into the famous jersey shore, a year ago. the governor of new jersey admits there have been a lot of major delays getting help to the victims of sandy. the governor chris christie maintains his administration is not to blame. he says it took congress three months to finally approve the 51 billion-dollar relief package for those sandy victims. >>> also happening today, back here at home, governor brown is scheduled to announce an agreement between western states and brit british columbia to fight climate change. the agreement
the superstorm sandy that hit one year ago tomorrow devastating the coastlines of new york and new jersey. today's reopening is sign of progress as the area still struggles to rebuild. rick leventhal joins us live from ellis island with this part of the story. rick, people probably didn't realize how much damage was done >> reporter: right, jenna. sandy buried all of he will is island underwater and all the mechanicals were in the basement so all the mechanicals got crashed -- trashed. that included the entire electrical system for this historic island, heating and air-conditioning, water and sewage lines an telephone lines were damaged. the ferry house was destroyed and some of the exhibits. most of the one million valuable historical items and documents and photos did survive the storm. >> fortunately the floodwaterrers did not get on to the first, second, or third floors. the artifacts and our exhibits remained intact. however because we had no heat, no air-conditioning, because we had no climate control, we had to move the artifacts they're still down in maryland. >> reporter: the first and
of superstorm sandy devastating damage in the new york and new jersey area. remember the huge lines to get gas? this was so insulting to people who were trying to get back to work and you couldn't even get gas. happy to hear for those people that new york's governor andrew cuomo is going to create a strategic gasoline reserve. the ones who had gas quickly ran out of fuel and couldn't get stuff in. like the nation has a strategic gas reserve. >> an effort that may be helpful. we will watch it. >>> coming up a statewide manhunt going on in oklahoma. hour four convicts managed to break out of a prison that was considered absolutely escape proof. >> a lot going on this morning. >>> the british phone hacking trial finally getting under way in london. eight people facing charges, including a former huge media executive. why this case could drag on until easter. huh...fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. yep, everybody knows that. well, did you know the ancient pyramids were actually a mistake? uh-oh. geico. fifteen minutes could save you...well, you know. wout of
been a year, hard to believe this, since superstorm sandy ravaged new york and new jersey. much as changed as you can imagine. we've got some before and after i cans. not everything has changed. a lot of people are in limbo, fighting with insurance companies or navigating the serp pen teen web of government red tape. 356,000 structures most of them homes were heavily damaged or destroyed. some of this them lifted off foundations and move the down the street. many people still living in fema temporary housing. it has been a year of great progress in many cases. look at that before and after. but you have to temper that by the humbling frustrations as you'll see in this video lookbalook back. >> here three miles compared to what we've been seeing in other places. it is about to crest over the sidewalk here in riverside park. it's definitely a much higher water level than we've seen before. >> this massive tree right to the ground. >> well, atlantic city, new jersey was one of the areas hardest hit by sandy. and coming up, we'll hear from atlantic city mayor lorenzo langford who sa
, ellis island is set to reopen a year after being submerged by super storm sandy. >> now more from ellis island, big doings there today, stacy. >> reporter: yeah, big day here today. 9:30, the first boat will arrive with visitors. for more than a year, when sandy came through almost one year to the date, it completely flooded ellis island. eight feet of water washed through the main hall here, it destroyed the electrical system. it destroyed the boilers. so things have been pretty out of commission. but finally they are able to open it to the public today. it is not all the way there. there is still a lot of work to be done because workers here, before this storm, had taken all of the artifacts, a lot of photographs and moved it to higher ground. right after the storm, when everything was flooded, they removed it all to storage warehouses. that stuff has not been brought back because right now, ellis island is still running on interim power and heat. so still about six to eight months out from ellis island being totally back to normal. back to you. >> stacy, live. how can does it take to
brooks and sandy corson right at the heart of it. that huge tension that exists between the need for a free press and the swairn sometimes t free develop can be abused. >>> there are six other defendants, the charges which all deny, include conspiracy to intercept communications and the conspiracy to interrupt the course of justice. the trial could go on until next april. >>> a big cleanup in the u.k. after a severe storm battl battd parts of the country. 200,000 households lost power. lawrence lee has the latest. >> the worst storm in britain for the last several years had its presence known even on government. a crane toppled onto the roof of the parliament. they all had to reschedule their time tables. most of the damage happened overnight between sunday and monday. off the south coast there were imaged winds strong enough to be where classified as hurricane speed. a 14-year-old boy was swept away. another teenager died when a tree fell onto the family care van. you would think a camping holiday wouldn't have been the wisest idea. >> the first hit the tent in an angle that see
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